Venue: Backyard

//From the Archives// showcasing favorites from years past. Amanda + Justin We met in a bar, in a ballroom, at someone else’s wedding. We locked eyes, and I asked her… “Hey, would you ever want to second shoot a wedding with me?” That was 12 years ago, and since then Amanda and I have shot […]

February 29, 2024

iowa wedding photographer, candid contrast photography

Kathryn & David were married outside on a sunny August day. They stood under a hand-made altar, with a cornfield, an expansive blue sky, and puffy white clouds as the backdrop. Their closest friends and family surrounded them, including their dog Ben, who was an honorary groomsman. They read handwritten vows, Kathryn’s brother officiated, close […]

April 12, 2017

beautiful backyard wedding in dyersville ia, candid contrast photography

“Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.” – Emily Bronte Jackie & Drew were married in a backyard wedding surrounded by their loved ones. The first look was in front of a big pine tree where Jackie had stood for a first communion photo years before. Officiated by a good friend, […]

May 18, 2016


Located in Bellevue, Iowa
Serving Eastern Iowa +
Madison, WI + Galena, IL

Modern wedding photography & family documentary sessions in Dubuque Iowa, the Quad Cities, and beyond. Located in Bellevue. Documenting love stories in the everyday moments & the life changing ones. Focused on creating honest images.